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Bonnie Bishop

“Her vocals mix the Southern sass of Shelby Lynne with the guts of Susan Tedeschi, leaving room for a fair amount of Bonnie Raitt-styled grit and gumption.” —American Songwriter

The Oxford American magazine is excited to welcome Bonnie Bishop to Little Rock! This is the fourth and final show in their 2017-18 Americana Series. Doors open at 6:00 PM, with dinner and drinks available for purchase at that time. The series is made possible in part by presenting sponsor Acura.


It’s only a matter of time until Hollywood snaps up the story of how singer-songwriter Bonnie Bishop connected with Dave Cobb, one of the hottest producers in the business, to unlock her inner soul singer and record the best album of her career: Ain’t Who I Was (Thirty Tigers/RED).

Even though Bishop can barely believe it herself, it’s a story that will need no dramatic embellishment, because every twist of fate — and faith — is absolutely true.

Before landing with Cobb—whose credits include Jason Isbell, Chris Stapleton, and Sturgill Simpson—Bishop had thrown in the towel on her country-leaning career, too frustrated, beat-up and broke to go on after thirteen years, five albums and one failed marriage. It landed on the rag pile despite monogramming by her idol, Bonnie Raitt, who recorded a Bishop/Big Al Anderson co-write on her comeback album, Slipstream. The song, “Not Cause I Wanted To,” topped the New York Times’s year-end best-of list. Then Slipstream won 2012’s Best Americana Album GRAMMY. Bishop also popped onto iTunes’ country chart in 2013 with a song delivered by Connie Britton, the star of ABC-TV’s hit series Nashville.

She’s thankful she recorded with Cobb when she did; his work is winning so many accolades, and he’s more in demand than ever.

If Bishop and Cobb should share an award someday, that’ll be icing for the movie. But with or without that scene, she knows the message she wants it to convey: Dreams do come true. As long as you keep believing.

“Dreams are lifetime visions,” Bishop says wisely. “And life is valleys and mountains. And if you can accept that, you’ll be fine.”

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Date Information

May 3, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Subscriptions

This concert is available a part of two subscription packages. Click the links below for more information:

FULL 12-SHOW SEASON SUBSCRIPTION

AMERICANA SERIES

Pricing Info

$38 = Premium Reserved Table
$36 = Reserved Table
$30 = General Admission

TICKET PRICE SERVICE CHARGE TOTAL PER TICKET
$38.00 $4.50 $42.50
$36.00 $4.25 $40.25
$30.00 $3.50 $33.50

Other Info

 

  • Becoming a subscriber guarantees the same table for every performance in the series.
  • Doors open 2 hours prior to each show.
  • Tickets are available for pickup only on the night of the show when doors open.
  • The venue does not have an on-site box office. Tickets are only sold via Metrotix, or, on the night of the show when the doors open (if tickets remain.)
  • Buying a reserved or premium reserved ticket guarantees you that specific seat. Seating at tables and countertops is "family style." If you do not purchase all the seats at your table, you will be seated with other patrons.
  • General Admission Ticketholders - You may sit at stools at the bar, perimeter chairs not at tables, or you may stand. You are not guaranteed a seat, as seating is limited and only available first-come-first-seated when the doors open. Once all General Admission chairs are taken, there will only be standing room for all other General Admission ticketholders.
  • South on Main does not take reservations for ticketed concerts.
  • Food is served before and throughout the concert.
  • Shows are all ages. Everyone must have a ticket to attend.
  • Free surface lot parking is available.
  • Additional Info: http://southonmain.com/pages/faq-ticketing-seating/

METROTIX SALES END: Noon day of show

 

Venue Information

South on Main

1304 Main Street , Little Rock, Arkansas 72202

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